Monday, November 12, 2018
A vote will take place in the Scottish Parliament this Thursday which could bring the Offensive Behaviour at Football Act one step closer to finally being repealed. The Irish community has played its part in the campaign to remove the...
The 2014 Scottish independence referendum was a landmark for a number of reasons, but for our community it confirmed a major change. In the preceding decades, it was easy for the Irish community to dismiss the notion of voting...
Glasgow's Irish community will know what their long-awaited memorial to the Great Hunger will look like by this summer, after the details of a design competition were announced by the Coiste Cuimhneachain An Gorta Mór (Great Hunger Memorial Committee) With...
Campaign group Fans Against Criminalisation have called for the Irish community to join the final battle to repeal the 'illiberal and counterproductive' Offensive Behaviour at Football act. With the summary of evidence from the Justice Committee currently being gathered into...
Tánaiste Simon Coveney has paid tribute to the British Secretary of Northern Ireland after he resigned from the government. The shock move was announced as James Brokenshire - who assumed the role in July 2016 - revealed that he was...
Worshippers at Sunday Mass this weekend in the Diocese of Down and Connor dispensed with the sign of peace in an effort to help stop the spread of so-called 'Australian flu'. The flu has seen thousands struck down across Ireland...
Fans of traditional Irish music in Scotland are eagerly anticipating the 2018 Jimmy McHugh Memorial Concert. Widely hailed as the best collection of Irish musicians outside the island of Ireland, the annual celebration of Irish music in Glasgow – in...
BEMIS, the body representing Scotland’s ethnic minorities, has launched a stinging criticism of a hate crime review, which includes the Offensive Behaviour at Football Act, as the Justice Committee at Holyrood led their own parliamentary review of the act. In...
CELTIC Connections announced their line-up for their 25th annual festival, with a particular Irish flavour in the 2018 edition with Ireland also having been unveiled as the nation chosen as Showcase Partners by organisers. The usual ambitious and wide-reaching selection...
ORGANISERS, participants and attendees in Scotland's first ever Irish Culture and Heritage Day have hailed the day as a resounding success and vowed to work hard to deliver similar celebrations of Irishness in the future. With most of the prominent...
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